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Jeff Bridges Shares Lymphoma Update: "This Cancer Is Making Me Appreciate My Mortality"

Jeff Bridges Shares Lymphoma Update: "This Cancer Is Making Me Appreciate My Mortality"
October 30, 2020 - 10:00 / Anna Valenzuela Rosas

Jeff Bridges recently announced his cancer diagnosis and is now opening up to all of us to share some great messages of love. He will be sharing lessons we should be taking away, read his "1st batch of things I'd like to shine a light on."

Jeff Bridges has opened up to fans about his Lymphoma diagnosis and now he is giving an update on his health while sharing some touching knowledge with the world.

Jeff Bridges VS Cancer

Adorably charming Jeff utilized a quote of his character in The Big Lebowski to let fans know the scary news but also reassure us all he is still himself. He posted to social media saying, "As the Dude would say.. New S**T has come to light. I have been diagnosed with Lymphoma." 

For his health update on his website, Jeff wrote, "This cancer thing is bringing on feelings of preciousness, & gratitude, & good ol' fashion love, & lots of it, big time. I'm feeling so much of it comin' my way, & man, I appreciate it. It's contagious, all this love, like some kind of positive virus. I want to acknowledge & thank you guys for reaching out during this time. It feels good, getting all the well wishes & love!"

Jeff luckily feels hope and has begun treatment. Now that he is in the throes of cancer treatment he has decided to share wisdom he has learned.

Jeff Bridges during Comic-Con International 2017 in San Diego, California. 

Jeff Bridges' Messages For Us

In an incredibly beautiful and artful way, he handwrote his message along with sweet drawings tying the messages together. He wrote: "This cancer is making me appreciated my mortality, appreciate impermanence. I'm realizing if I have sh** to share, now's the time. So here's the 1st batch of things I'd like to shine a light on:

  • "We need you."
  • "Don't you love where we live?"
  • "ALL IN THIS TOGETHER."
  • "Trees, man. Gotta take care of our trees, they're us."

Jeff explained, "If you're into it, I'll be sharing my perspectives on this site. I'm looking to be in partnership with you guys in creating a beautiful life & world for all of us. All in this together."

Jeff has a truly incredible way with words and his fans cannot help but read his message in his soothing drawl. Best of luck to Jeff and his family.